The National Capital Area Garden Clubs, Inc. (NCAGC) encompasses 4 Districts, 60 Garden Clubs and 2050 Garden Club members within the metropolitan area of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia whose mission is to provide education, resources and networking opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, and civic and environmental responsibility.

NCAGC is celebrating 50 years of scholarship awards. Please consider donating today in honor of our anniversary! Donation Link

Please enjoy the NCAGC 50th Anniversary scholarship video.


NCAGC provides $3000 minimum (actual amount based on need and number of applicants) scholarships to encourage students who are majoring in the study of:

Horticulture | Botany | Conservation | Biology | City Planning | Floriculture | Landscape Design | Plant Pathology | Environmental Concerns | Forestry | or Related Subjects


Application requirements

1. Applicant’s permanent address must be within the National Capital Area of Washington DC; Montgomery County, MD; Prince Georges County, MD; Arlington, VA; Alexandria, VA; Fairfax County, VA; Prince William County, VA.

2. Applicants must have at least a “B” average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale).

3. Applicants must be full-time students majoring in one of the stated fields of study at an accredited college or university during the year for which the scholarship is to be granted.

4. Submitted Application must include:

  • NCAGC Application Form including the short answer
  • NCAGC Financial Aid Form
  • 3 letters of recommendation (including at least one from a teacher/professor) which discuss scholastic ability, personal character or work-related experience. Each letter should be limited to one typed page.
  • A copy of the student’s complete official academic transcript for all courses taken, including the most recent semester. Graduate students must also include transcripts for undergraduate courses.

The official transcript must be mailed from the academic institution to the address below. All other materials are to be assembled by the student and mailed or emailed as a complete packet by March 1st to:

Monica Anschel

10120 Lawyers Road

Vienna VA 22181

Download the forms. Using the downloaded copy, complete the fillable form and save it to your computer.

College sophomores, juniors and graduate students pursuing a master’s degree may also apply for scholarships offered by the National Garden Clubs, Inc. by submitting the application form found at


NCAGC is celebrating 50 years of scholarship awards and reconnecting with past recipients to collect their stories. Please share with our donors how your life and career were affected by our scholarship award. Your achievements motivate our donors and inspire future recipients.

50th Anniversary donation link

Past Recipient Survey Link

NCAGC Garden Clubs interested in making Financial Contributions to the Scholarship Program, please send checks to:

Jane Razeghi
NCAGC Assistant Treasurer
15174 Stillfield Place
Centreville, VA  20120
ATTN: Scholarship Fund